The Capitals and Penguins engaged in plenty of extracurricular activities on Tuesday night, including several fights. But the Caps' composure helped them escape with a victory.
Here are highlights of the Capitals' 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night.
Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin was back in the spotlight after his slash on Kris Letang went unpenalized. One Pittsburgh fan even dumped a beer on him.
After a hard-fought, chippy game between the Capitals and Penguins, analyst Alan May said the game was refereed in such a way that made it almost another sport entirely.